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Does Comcast Xfinity Offer Any Discounts?
Yes, Xfinity offers discounts on its internet, cell phone plans, cable TV, and home security services for military, veterans, students, and teachers, along with limited-time offers that are available to everyone and change based on your location. Xfinity also offers a low-cost Internet Essentials plan to families and seniors who receive public assistance.
Let’s take a look at how you can qualify for each of these discounts and the Internet Essentials plan, plus where to sign up.
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides an internet subsidy to qualified households of $30 a month. ($75 a month if you live in Tribal lands.)
Xfinity participates in the ACP, so if you qualify, you can use the $30 monthly subsidy toward your Xfinity internet service.
How to get Xfinity limited-time offers
If you’re not currently an Xfinity customer, chances are there’s a deal waiting for you—or one on the way.
Comcast regularly makes limited-time offers for new customers—but they change depending on where you live. So your best bet for finding an Xfinity offer you can use is to search for internet, TV, or bundles with your address. (If you don’t mind a few extra emails, you can sign up for Xfinity deals emails too.)
And if you’re more of a face-to-face kind of person or prefer to call an Xfinity representative, be sure to ask what deals they can offer you while you’re on the phone or in the store.
We also regularly feature the latest Xfinity offers in our list of the month’s best internet deals, and we stay updated on Xfinity's TV and Internet bundles, along with offers from other internet service providers (ISPs). This is a good way to see what special offers are out there so you can get a leg up on negotiating a good price.
Where to find Xfinity military and veteran discounts
If you’re looking for military and veteran discounts, you should check out Xfinity’s military page. This is where you’ll find the latest discounts for current and retired or separated service members.
To grab your Xfinity military discount, you’ll probably need to fill out the application form on the Xfinity military page and provide proof that you are or were in the military.
Right now, Xfinity lets you claim a $25 coupon to use as a bill credit or toward an On Demand rental. It’s also giving out $100 Visa gift cards to service members and veterans who’ve signed a term contract for Xfinity service within the last 90 days.
Both of these offers require you to fill out a short application and provide proof of your military or veteran status by December 31, 2021.
What forms of military documentation does Xfinity accept?
Plan to apply for one of these Xfinity military discounts? Then you’ll need to provide proof of your military service that shows the following:
- First and last name
- Date of birth or discharge/retirement date
- Clear affiliation with the military
Xfinity details the full list of accepted forms of military service documentation during your application process. It also recommends crossing out any sensitive information, like your social security number, on any documentation you include in your application.
Xfinity student and teacher discounts
Xfinity usually has a pretty sweet deal on hand for students, and it's just introduced teacher deals as well. Check them out:
Xfinity student discounts
The best place to find your student deal is on the Xfinity student page. To get an Xfinity student discount, you’ll need to fill out the application on the student page and possibly provide some sort of documentation that proves you’re currently a student.
When you apply for an Xfinity student discount, there are a few caveats you should keep in mind as you fill out the form:
- Only students attending US Title IV, degree-granting colleges or universities are eligible.
- Make sure you spell out your full college or university name. For example, type “University of Minnesota” instead of “U of MN.”
- You must be currently attending a qualified college or university—sorry, recent grads.
- Your eligibility will also depend on whether Xfinity internet and TV service is available in the area.
Xfinity wants to make sure you stay connected while you’re at school, so it’s offering a $100 Visa prepaid card along with a free 6 months of Amazon Music Unlimited on them.
You’ll also get a free self-installation kit so you can set your internet up on your own schedule. All you need to do is provide proof that you're a student.
What kind of student documentation is accepted?
If you’re not verified as a student right away, Xfinity may ask you to provide supporting documentation. It will then compare the information you entered in the application to the information on your documentation to prove that you’re currently a student.
Xfinity accepts any school-issued document, like a transcript, with your first and last name, the name of the school, and the date of your current enrollment. Remember: previous semesters or future semesters don’t count as current enrollment!
Xfinity teacher discounts
Xfinity has a new teacher deal ready for teachers, faculty, administration, and staff. To get the latest Xfinity teacher discount, you’ll need to fill out the short application on the page and possibly also provide some form of documentation that proves your teaching or staff status. Xfinity gets help from SheerID to verify your status, so if you see that name pop up, that's why.
Here are a few things you should know about filling out the Xfinity teacher discount form:
- Only teachers, faculty, admin, and staff working at US Title IV, K-12 schools, colleges, or universities are eligible.
- Make sure you spell out your full school name. For example, type “University of Minnesota” instead of “U of MN.”
- You must be currently employed at the school, college, or university you note in the form.
- Your eligibility also depends on whether Xfinity internet and TV service is available in your area.
Xfinity wants to say "Thank you" to teachers, faculty, admin, and staff with a new teacher discount. Just verify that you're a teacher or member of staff, sign up for Xfinity service in your area, and you'll be eligible for a $100 Visa prepaid card.
Data effective 7/8/2021. Offers and availability vary by location and are subject to change.
Offers end 01/31/22. Restrictions apply. Not available in all areas. New residential customers only. Teacher-exclusive offers require verifying teacher status and ordering the Xfinity services required for the offer.
Xfinity senior discount
Xfinity doesn’t currently offer deals that are explicitly for seniors, although some may qualify for the low-cost Internet Essentials plan. Internet Essentials costs $9.95 a month, and you get 25 Mbps download speeds, which are fast enough to keep a couple of people using the internet for Facebook, email, and watching an occasional TV show on Hulu.
Anyone on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or a VA pension program qualifies for Internet Essentials, along with several other federal assistance programs. Here’s the full list of programs that may qualify you for Xfinity Internet Essentials:
- Public housing assistance
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or Head Start
- Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
- Federal Pell Grant (Colorado and Illinois only)
- VA pension
- Tribal assistance programs
Xfinity isn't the only internet provider to offer a low-cost plan. Check out other ISPs with low-cost internet to see what the best deal is in your area.
Find out how to trim your Xfinity bill even more.
Right now, Xfinity doesn’t offer discounts specifically for first responders. However, anyone can apply for Xfinity’s limited-time offers, so we recommend checking those out if you’re looking to change your Xfinity plan or sign up for new service.
Yes, Xfinity just introduced a new teacher discount site where you can find the latest offers for those who teach, plus faculty, administrators, and staff.